Accounting for Homeowners’ Associations

3 Credits: Accounting


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Accounting for Homeowners’ Associations

Course Level
CPE Credits

3 Credits: Accounting

Course Description

The accounting for and reporting of transactions for a homeowners’ association, as well as other common interest realty associations, is quite extensive. In the Accounting for Homeowners’ Associations course, we cover all aspects of the accounting for many types of common interest realty associations, with an emphasis on homeowners’ associations. The course addresses the accounting for all types of assets, liabilities, revenues, and expenses, as well as financial statements, disclosures, and controls.

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Learning Objectives

Upon successful completion of this course, participants will be able to:

  • Identify the different types of common interest realty associations.
  • Specify the required financial statement disclosures by common interest realty associations.
  • Identify the proper accounting for all assets, liabilities, and leasing arrangements of a common interest realty association.
  • Specify the nature of a reserve study.
  • Identify the accounting for assessments.
  • Recall the accounting for a developer lawsuit settlement.
  • Specify the accounting for a common interest realty association’s payroll processing activities.
  • Specify the layout of the financial statements for a common interest realty association.
  • Identify the controls that a common interest realty association might use.
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Course Specifics

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Revision Date
February 15, 2024

There are no prerequisites.

Advanced Preparation


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Compliance Information

NASBA Provider Number: 103220

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Meet The Experts

Steven M. Bragg, CPA, is a full-time book and course author who has written more than 300 business books and courses. He provides Western CPE with self-study courses in the areas of accounting and finance, with an emphasis on the practical application of accounting standards and management techniques. A sampling of his courses include the The New Controller Guidebook, The GAAP Guidebook, Accountants’ Guidebook, and Closing the Books: An Accountant’s Guide. He also manages the Accounting Best Practices podcast. Steven has been the CFO or controller of both public and private companies and has been a consulting manager with Ernst & Young and …